Yellow weather alert for rain and storms extended in the Valencian Community

Image of a person walking under an umbrella in the rain.

Image of a person walking under an umbrella in the rain. Credit Ismael Juan /

A yellow alert for heavy rain was in place from the 112 CV Emergency Coordination Centre of the Generalitat this Saturday, June 3.

Specifically, the warning applied to Valencia, Alicante, and the interior of Castellón, and due to storms in the interior of the three provinces. In addition, the alert has been maintained for this Sunday 4, in the interiors of Castellón and Valencia.

As reported by 112 CV in a meteorological bulletin shared through their social networks today, it explained that since the potential danger is low, yellow-level weather alerts do not activate the pre-emergency.

However, the assets and the vulnerable population in areas exposed to adverse meteorological phenomena may suffer some impacts.

This was highlighted in a four-hour period this Saturday when large accumulations of rainfall were registered. According to data provided by AVAMET, the Valencian Meteorological Association, these included 12.1 litres/m² and 6.8 litres/m² in Pedreguer, 11.4 litres/m² in Finestrat, and 9.8 litres/m² in Denia.

Other notable amounts were 8.4 litres/m² in Pilar de la Horadada, 7.7 litres/m² is Aspe, 7.4 litres/m² in Elche, 7.0 litres/m² in Alicante, 6.6 litres/m² in Crevillent, 5.6 litres/m² in Sella, and 5.6 litres/m² Villalonga.

AEMET, the State Meteorological Agency has also activated the yellow warning for storms in the interior of the Valencian Community for Sunday.

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